Escallonia are evergreen shrubs. They are perfect options for a beautiful flowering hedge or for a lovely specimen shrub that will add character to a border. They are known for their alternate, glossy, oval leaves and stunning flowers that are long lasting, they come in whites, pinks and reds.
They can grow quite fast and really do have a lot going for themselves.
Where to Site Your Escallonia
Escallonias are an excellent choice of hedge for coastal gardens. Or they do look great planting as part of a mixed flower border.
How to Grow and Look After you Escallonia
They are fully hardy and grow well in fertile, well-drained soil in full sunlight.
Escallonia should be sheltered from cold winds
Trimming isn’t essential but can be done to keep in a nice shape. This should be done lightly after flowering in summer